• anonymous
If the following numbers are from measurements and we want to evaluate to the appropriate level of accuracy. 18 x 2.1 - 3.6 x 0.54 ------------------ 8.6 x 2.9 + 5.7 x 9.2 In my book, the answer is 0.463 but shouldn't it be 0.46 since the least number of significant figures is 2?
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  • anonymous
yes but 0.54 x 3.6 gives you a third decimal place

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